Doubt is cast on climate benefit of biofuels made from corn waste

  • by: DINA CAPPIELLO , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 20, 2014 - 9:30 PM

WASHINGTON — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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